UN Good Officer Prof Norman Girvan dies
United Nations (UN) Special Representative in the Guyana/Venezuela border controversy Jamaican Professor Norman Girvan died yesterday in Cuba.
He was 73.
The Caribbean political economist had been hospitalized on the Spanish island after he had suffered a fall while hiking in the island of Dominica last January.
In 2010 Girvan assumed his role after appointed by the UN. He assisted Guyana and Venezuela in the search for a practical settlement of the controversy that emerged from the Venezuelan contention that the Arbitral Award of October 3, 1899 is null and void, …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.